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Sagip Saka as part of new normal to ensure food security: Pangilinan

Sagip Saka kabahin sa bag-o nga normal, mosiguro sa seguridad sa pagkaon: Pangilinan   ISIP kabahin sa bag-ong normal nga dala pandemyang COVID-19, ang Sagip Saka Act sa 2019 nga nagpahimutang sa institusyon ug insentibo sa mga direktang mangkompra og produktong pagkaon gikan sa mga mag-uuma, mangingisda, ug uban pang mga magtatanum sa pagkaon, ang […]

Farmers, families benefit from Sagip Saka in Pampanga

SENATOR Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Friday lauded the efforts of a community in Pampanga for buying produce directly from farmers for relief assistance during the pandemic. In an online consultation-dialogue with farmers, other food growers, provincial board members and local executives on food production and distribution in Pampanga during the COVID-19 pandemic, Barangay Captain Froilan […]

Pangilinan: Fast-track Sagip Saka implementation to help rice farmers hit by Rice Tariffication Law

At the start of the planting season this year, Senator Francis “Kiko” Panglinan issued a strong appeal implement the Sagip Saka Law quickly and efficiently to aid farmers adversely affected by the Rice Tariffication Law. Pangilinan made the call as two major farmers’ groups predicted a decline in the willingness of the country’s farmers to […]

With Sagip Saka IRR signed, system for raising farmers’ incomes now in place: Pangilinan

MANILA – With the signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Sagip Saka Act, the Department of Agriculture now have the framework to effectively raise the incomes of farmers and fisherfolk, Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan said Monday. “We have passed the law, and now that Agriculture Secretary William Dar signed the IRR, […]

DA adopts Sen. Kiko’s Sagip Saka to increase farmers’ incomes

MANILA — The Department of Agriculture on Monday adopted Sen. Francis Pangilinan’s Sagip Saka law in its mission to double farmers’ incomes in the next five years. Agriculture Secretary William Dar gave this presentation during the hearing on the department’s budget proposal of P71 billion, or not even a tenth of 1 percent of Thailand’s […]

Excerpts from DOF Budget Hearing – Questions on Rice Tariffication, Undervaluation of Rice Imports, Sagip Saka Law

ON RICE TARIFFICATION SFNP: …on the rice tariffication measure. Currently, there have been concerns about the impact on our rice farmers and the drop of palay prices. I’m raising this not only because this is Secretary of Finance but also because he was former Secretary of Agriculture so we’re actually hitting several birds with one […]

DoF backs Pangilinan’s call to provide immediate cash aid to rice farmers, effective implementation of Sagip Saka Act

MANILA – The Department of Finance (DoF) has expressed support behind the joint resolution filed by Sen. Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan to provide P13-billion immediate cash assistance to rice farmers affected by the Rice Tariffication Law. “We think that a cash transfer program should be developed for the affected rice farmers using the excess,” Finance Secretary […]

Agriculturists told: Let’s save our 2.1 million farmers with Sagip Saka

CEBU CITY — Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Tuesday asked program implementor-agriculturists to help save the country’s 2.1 million farmers by raising their incomes to decent levels through the Sagip Saka Law. “Ang Sagip Saka Law ay paano natin bibigyan ng suporta ang mga farm organizations at farm enterprises para tumaas ang kita ng mga […]

Pangilinan thanks DA chief’s fast-track of Sagip Saka implementation

Farmers bare single-digit average palay prices MANILA – As farmers bare the average selling palay prices to be in single digits, Senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan on Wednesday welcomed Agriculture Secretary William Dar’s announcement that the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Sagip Saka Act of 2019 will be released within the week. “We thank […]